Hiroshima

The world’s biggest Muji store opened in Hiroshima, and we went to check it out!

Over 7,500 products, locally sourced produce and food, eco-friendly initiatives…this Muji is amazing!

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Japan’s longest-running okonomiyaki joint and the birthplace of Hiroshima style — We visit both

A delicious battle of regional styles results in one full stomach.

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Carp Gyoza dumplings coming to Hiroshima supermarkets, probably contain no actual carp

It’s more of a “carp in spirit” kind of thing.

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Batman’s Gotham City creates first-ever sister city relationship…with a real city in Japan

Japanese municipality gets well-earned recognition for its bat emblem and bat castle.

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New Japanese vending machines to love: The ones that sell Hiroshima’s best dessert!

Symbol of Hiroshima is also a delicious sweet that travelers have loved for over a century.

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Photo captures “miracle moment” a sandwich is stolen on Japan’s Miyajima island

It’s not just the deer you have to watch out for at Miyajima — there’s something else looking over your shoulder while you eat your lunch. 

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Master Japanese brush makers collaborate with Peanuts for limited edition makeup brush series

Crazy about Peanuts and makeup? Then these are the tools for you.

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Japanese politician apologizes to prime minister for calling wife’s cooking “Hiroshima-yaki”

Hiroshima foodies find it an unsavory name for their savory pancakes.

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Yamazaki Bakery once again donates bread to evacuation centers at almost inhuman speeds

Thousands of pies and buns arrive at facilities within hours of asking.

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If oysters turn you on (even without eating them) then this lingerie is for you!

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Japan now has a banana hammer made from a real banana…that’s not frozen

It’s a “good banana” according to its price point. 

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Gourmet crickets raised on an almond-rich diet now available for snacking in Japan

Because we’re always looking for new ways to get a dose of vitamin E, right?

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The sad story of the Japanese vending machine set to disappear at the end of the year

A little bit of history gone forever as Kirin puts an end to a beloved mainstay.

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Do Japanese people hate Americans? Hiroshima teen has touching answer on atomic bomb anniversary

Ground zero volunteer guide says there is hatred, but not for what everyone expects.

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Japan reacts to Hollywood movie about Hiroshima bombing staring Evan Rachel Wood

Perspectives are a tricky thing leading up to the production of One Thousand Paper Cranes.

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Japanese-style Rilakkuma teahouse opens in one of the most beautiful places in Japan

Menu makes use of local ingredients for meals and sweets as delicious as they are cute.

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Stand-offs turn to love, jealousy as cats trying to get into museum compete for guards’ affection

Remember the cats that kept trying to go into Onomichi Museum, but were always gently blocked by the guard? 

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Japanese “yakuza deer” continue to harass restaurant owner at Miyajima 【Photos】

Series of photos shows what happens when cute deer try to act all gangsta.

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Free Calpis fresh out of the tap available across Japan in celebration of 100th anniversary

For maximum enjoyment we recommend reading the following article out loud.

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Korean boy band bumped from Japan’s most popular music program over A-bomb T-shirt

Appearance on TV show was still being promoted up to one day before scheduled performance.

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